Period
to 2 December 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 2 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > London
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 60 98 54
Rank change year-on-year +38 -44 -1
Permanent jobs citing Retail 2,805 750 2,751
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 5.43% 3.41% 5.10%
As % of the General category 8.69% 5.89% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,514 607 2,138
10th Percentile £41,250 £43,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £91,250 £93,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 32,280 12,730 33,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 62.45% 57.80% 61.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20,784 10,702 26,147
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,550 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £110,250 £102,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Retail in London.

Salary trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Retail in London over the 6 months to 2 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Retail in London

Retail
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the London region over the 6 months to 2 December 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +32 277 £72,500 - 136
West London -27 74 £52,500 -19.23% 72
North London +3 56 £42,500 -15.00% 11
South London +14 45 £75,000 +15.38% 7
East London -9 22 £61,250 +11.87% 18
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 2 December 2021, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for Retail.

1 947 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
2 822 (29.30%) Social Skills
3 740 (26.38%) Finance
4 691 (24.63%) E-Commerce
5 609 (21.71%) AWS
6 531 (18.93%) JavaScript
7 460 (16.40%) Python
8 445 (15.86%) DevOps
9 420 (14.97%) Java
10 414 (14.76%) React
11 407 (14.51%) Docker
12 392 (13.98%) Microservices
13 390 (13.90%) SQL
14 381 (13.58%) Kubernetes
15 379 (13.51%) Software Engineering
16 378 (13.48%) Marketing
17 375 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
18 368 (13.12%) Analytics
19 339 (12.09%) Azure
20 333 (11.87%) Scrum
21 320 (11.41%) Problem-Solving
22 308 (10.98%) Node.js
23 305 (10.87%) GCP
24 285 (10.16%) Degree
25 284 (10.12%) Test Automation
26 274 (9.77%) Facilities Management
27 270 (9.63%) Microsoft
28 267 (9.52%) TypeScript
29 255 (9.09%) HTML
30 249 (8.88%) Jenkins

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 96 (3.42%) Apache Spark
2 94 (3.35%) CMS
3 63 (2.25%) Confluence
4 37 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (1.11%) SharePoint
6 29 (1.03%) IBM Domino
7 28 (1.00%) SAS
8 23 (0.82%) Jupyter
9 20 (0.71%) Apache
10 17 (0.61%) IIS
11 12 (0.43%) WordPress
12 11 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
13 9 (0.32%) Apache Solr
14 7 (0.25%) nginx
14 7 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (0.18%) MS Exchange
16 4 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
16 4 (0.14%) Tornado
16 4 (0.14%) WebSphere
17 3 (0.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 122 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 82 (2.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 72 (2.57%) Microsoft Office
4 24 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
5 19 (0.68%) InDesign
6 16 (0.57%) Figma
7 15 (0.53%) InVision
8 14 (0.50%) MS Visio
9 12 (0.43%) Chatbot
9 12 (0.43%) Sketch
10 11 (0.39%) Photoshop
11 8 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
12 7 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
13 4 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
13 4 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.071%) SPSS
15 1 (0.036%) Acrobat
15 1 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 77 (2.75%) Magento
2 65 (2.32%) Shopify
3 32 (1.14%) Payment Gateway
4 17 (0.61%) NetSuite
5 14 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
6 13 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
7 12 (0.43%) Maximo
8 11 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
8 11 (0.39%) MetaTrader
8 11 (0.39%) SAP Retail
9 8 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 6 (0.21%) Infor M3
10 6 (0.21%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
10 6 (0.21%) SAP MM
10 6 (0.21%) SAP SD
11 5 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
11 5 (0.18%) R3 Corda
11 5 (0.18%) SAP CAR
11 5 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 609 (21.71%) AWS
2 339 (12.09%) Azure
3 305 (10.87%) GCP
4 174 (6.20%) Serverless
5 145 (5.17%) SaaS
6 87 (3.10%) Power Platform
7 74 (2.64%) GitHub
8 72 (2.57%) Amazon SQS
9 46 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
10 42 (1.50%) Microsoft 365
11 41 (1.46%) Amazon S3
11 41 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
12 40 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
13 39 (1.39%) Amazon ECS
14 38 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
15 35 (1.25%) Google Analytics
16 34 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
17 26 (0.93%) Amazon Kinesis
17 26 (0.93%) Azure Functions
17 26 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (1.93%) HTTP
2 41 (1.46%) Internet
3 34 (1.21%) Skype
4 33 (1.18%) DNS
4 33 (1.18%) TCP/IP
5 29 (1.03%) SSH
6 26 (0.93%) Firewall
7 24 (0.86%) IPv6
8 20 (0.71%) WAN
9 19 (0.68%) HTTPS
9 19 (0.68%) LAN
10 15 (0.53%) DHCP
11 14 (0.50%) RTSP
11 14 (0.50%) UPnP
12 13 (0.46%) Intranet
13 11 (0.39%) VPN
14 10 (0.36%) SNMP
14 10 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (0.32%) Broadband
16 8 (0.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (5.99%) PostgreSQL
2 161 (5.74%) NoSQL
3 147 (5.24%) SQL Server
4 141 (5.03%) MySQL
5 117 (4.17%) Tableau
6 114 (4.06%) Relational Database
7 108 (3.85%) Big Data
8 83 (2.96%) Power BI
9 77 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
10 75 (2.67%) Hadoop
11 68 (2.42%) MongoDB
12 67 (2.39%) Redis
13 57 (2.03%) BigQuery
14 56 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 31 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
16 30 (1.07%) Looker
17 27 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 24 (0.86%) Data Lake
19 21 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 20 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 249 (8.88%) Jenkins
2 214 (7.63%) Git (software)
3 128 (4.56%) JIRA
4 74 (2.64%) Selenium
5 61 (2.17%) GitLab
6 54 (1.93%) Maven
7 49 (1.75%) Cucumber
8 47 (1.68%) Postman
9 44 (1.57%) Cypress.io
10 41 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 40 (1.43%) Gradle
12 36 (1.28%) webpack
13 31 (1.11%) CircleCI
14 28 (1.00%) SonarQube
15 26 (0.93%) JUnit
16 23 (0.82%) Bitbucket
16 23 (0.82%) JMeter
17 21 (0.75%) Visual Studio
18 19 (0.68%) Subversion
19 18 (0.64%) SpecFlow
General
1 822 (29.30%) Social Skills
2 740 (26.38%) Finance
3 378 (13.48%) Marketing
4 375 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
5 184 (6.56%) Banking
6 122 (4.35%) Presentation Skills
7 116 (4.14%) Automotive
8 108 (3.85%) Manufacturing
9 95 (3.39%) Advertising
10 91 (3.24%) Organisational Skills
11 89 (3.17%) Public Sector
12 85 (3.03%) Telecoms
13 80 (2.85%) Games
14 79 (2.82%) Retail Finance
15 76 (2.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 61 (2.17%) Influencing Skills
17 56 (2.00%) Legal
18 37 (1.32%) Publishing
19 27 (0.96%) Retail Banking
20 26 (0.93%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 463 (16.51%) Developer
2 229 (8.16%) Analyst
3 178 (6.35%) Software Engineer
4 144 (5.13%) Architect
5 137 (4.88%) Project Manager
6 136 (4.85%) Senior Developer
7 100 (3.57%) Business Analyst
8 84 (2.99%) Consultant
9 83 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
10 81 (2.89%) Java Engineer
11 78 (2.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 77 (2.75%) Data Scientist
13 70 (2.50%) Senior Software Engineer
14 67 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
15 64 (2.28%) Senior Manager
16 61 (2.17%) Data Engineer
17 56 (2.00%) .NET Developer
18 55 (1.96%) IT Manager
18 55 (1.96%) Product Manager
19 52 (1.85%) E-Commerce Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 414 (14.76%) React
2 308 (10.98%) Node.js
3 255 (9.09%) HTML
4 248 (8.84%) CSS
5 174 (6.20%) REST
6 166 (5.92%) .NET
7 162 (5.78%) GraphQL
8 146 (5.20%) Kafka
9 144 (5.13%) RESTful
10 133 (4.74%) Web Services
11 125 (4.46%) AngularJS
12 119 (4.24%) Spring
13 82 (2.92%) Redux
14 73 (2.60%) HTML5
15 68 (2.42%) SOAP
16 59 (2.10%) Spring Boot
17 58 (2.07%) .NET Core
18 55 (1.96%) Jest
19 53 (1.89%) ASP.NET
20 49 (1.75%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 246 (8.77%) User Experience
2 139 (4.96%) Algorithms
3 135 (4.81%) Management Information System
4 113 (4.03%) Self-Motivation
5 104 (3.71%) FMCG
6 98 (3.49%) Mobile App
7 91 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
8 64 (2.28%) Virtual Team
9 52 (1.85%) Cloud Native
9 52 (1.85%) Social Media
10 45 (1.60%) Blog
11 42 (1.50%) Public Cloud
12 40 (1.43%) EPoS
13 37 (1.32%) Online Banking
14 35 (1.25%) Legacy Code
14 35 (1.25%) NHS
15 33 (1.18%) Driving Licence
16 32 (1.14%) Legacy Systems
17 29 (1.03%) iPad
18 28 (1.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 116 (4.14%) Linux
2 74 (2.64%) Android
3 67 (2.39%) Apple iOS
4 57 (2.03%) Windows
5 27 (0.96%) Unix
6 19 (0.68%) Windows 10
6 19 (0.68%) Windows Server
7 16 (0.57%) VMS
8 9 (0.32%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.25%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
13 3 (0.11%) CentOS
14 2 (0.071%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.071%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.071%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.036%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.036%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 947 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
2 691 (24.63%) E-Commerce
3 445 (15.86%) DevOps
4 392 (13.98%) Microservices
5 379 (13.51%) Software Engineering
6 368 (13.12%) Analytics
7 333 (11.87%) Scrum
8 320 (11.41%) Problem-Solving
9 284 (10.12%) Test Automation
10 274 (9.77%) Facilities Management
11 240 (8.56%) Service Delivery
12 219 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
13 209 (7.45%) Machine Learning
14 204 (7.27%) Data Science
14 204 (7.27%) Mentoring
15 197 (7.02%) Project Management
16 193 (6.88%) Line Management
17 191 (6.81%) Full Stack Development
18 184 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
18 184 (6.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 531 (18.93%) JavaScript
2 460 (16.40%) Python
3 420 (14.97%) Java
4 390 (13.90%) SQL
5 267 (9.52%) TypeScript
6 248 (8.84%) C#
7 130 (4.63%) PHP
8 105 (3.74%) Go
9 78 (2.78%) Ruby
10 74 (2.64%) Bash Shell
11 69 (2.46%) C
12 68 (2.42%) R
13 63 (2.25%) Kotlin
14 59 (2.10%) Scala
15 37 (1.32%) ES6
16 35 (1.25%) C++
17 31 (1.11%) Java 11
17 31 (1.11%) Java 8
18 30 (1.07%) PowerShell
18 30 (1.07%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 285 (10.16%) Degree
2 55 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 42 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 31 (1.11%) PhD
5 27 (0.96%) Master's Degree
5 27 (0.96%) SC Cleared
6 22 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (0.57%) PMI Certification
8 13 (0.46%) PMP
8 13 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (0.36%) AWS Certification
9 10 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.36%) MCSA
10 9 (0.32%) TOGAF Certification
11 8 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
12 7 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.25%) Postgraduate
13 6 (0.21%) CCNP
13 6 (0.21%) CISSP
13 6 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (7.52%) QA
2 95 (3.39%) SLA
3 58 (2.07%) GDPR
4 49 (1.75%) Accessibility
5 22 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (0.75%) Data Quality
7 20 (0.71%) PMO
8 8 (0.29%) GRC
9 7 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
10 5 (0.18%) NEBOSH
10 5 (0.18%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.18%) WCAG
11 4 (0.14%) NIST
12 3 (0.11%) COBIT
12 3 (0.11%) COSHH
12 3 (0.11%) COSO
12 3 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.11%) GAAP
13 2 (0.071%) SOC 2
14 1 (0.036%) IFRS
System Software
1 407 (14.51%) Docker
2 30 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (0.43%) Postfix
6 11 (0.39%) vSphere
7 6 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.14%) NFS
10 3 (0.11%) HDFS
11 2 (0.071%) Ceph
11 2 (0.071%) StorNext
11 2 (0.071%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.071%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.071%) XenApp
11 2 (0.071%) Xsan
12 1 (0.036%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.036%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 381 (13.58%) Kubernetes
2 233 (8.31%) Terraform
3 147 (5.24%) Ansible
4 81 (2.89%) Puppet
5 70 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
7 15 (0.53%) Prometheus
8 12 (0.43%) Grafana
9 8 (0.29%) Istio
9 8 (0.29%) SCCM
10 6 (0.21%) MIIS
10 6 (0.21%) Packer
10 6 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.18%) logstash
12 4 (0.14%) Kibana
12 4 (0.14%) Knative
12 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (0.14%) vCenter Server
13 3 (0.11%) Automic
13 3 (0.11%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 270 (9.63%) Microsoft
2 243 (8.66%) Google
3 91 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
4 89 (3.17%) SAP
5 87 (3.10%) Oracle
6 59 (2.10%) Adobe
6 59 (2.10%) Cognizant
7 37 (1.32%) Apple
8 34 (1.21%) WorldPay
9 29 (1.03%) VMware
10 28 (1.00%) Facebook
11 27 (0.96%) IBM
12 22 (0.78%) Splunk
13 21 (0.75%) Cisco
13 21 (0.75%) MuleSoft
14 15 (0.53%) Elastic Path
15 13 (0.46%) MicroStrategy
15 13 (0.46%) New Relic
16 12 (0.43%) Sitecore
16 12 (0.43%) Teradata